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1 hr. 37 min.

Plot Summary
During the mid-19th century, in what is now South Dakota, Crazy Horse (Michael Greyeyes) of the Oglala Sioux rises to prominence in his tribe. He falls in love with the married Black Buffalo Woman (Irene Bedard), and uses his trance-like visions to help his uncle, Chief Red Cloud (Wes Studi), and his people fight for independence against the advancing American forces. Eventually, they defeat General Custer (Peter Horton) and his men, but they then must face the reality of Westward expansion.

Cast: Michael Greyeyes , Wes Studi , Irene Bedard , Lorne Cardinal , John Finn , Jimmy Herman , Steve Reevis , Larry Sellers

Director: John Irvin

Genres: Drama

Crazy Horse (1996)

Release Date: January 1st, 1996|1 hr. 37 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 75
    Walter Addiego San Francisco Chronicle

    If nothing else, you'll surely relish the extravagant rhetoric used by Ali Mahdavi, the club's artistic director, to describe what is basically a tasteful nudie revue. show more

  • 60
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    It's undeniably interesting to watch each element come into place, from choreography to costumes. But the truth is, most viewers will best appreciate the retro-sexy dance numbers themselves. show more

  • 70
    Todd McCarthy The Hollywood Reporter

    Most disappointingly, the dancers never get their close-ups; whether by choice or by some enforced arrangement, Wiseman doesn't approach the gorgeous women to give them the chance to tell their side of what it's like to work at the Crazy Horse. show more

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